The Pleasanton Council met Monday night and Mayor Mike Frisbie opened the meeting telling the council he had not made any decision on who he would appoint to fill Joe Whitaker’s vacated council seat.
City Administrator Teresa Whitaker asked the council to approve two executive sessions; the first for five minutes for non-elected personnel dealing with employee performance and the second for 10 minutes for employee performance with Police Chief Tristan Snyder included. No action was taken from either session.
Becky Grant addressed the council concerning her commercial building, see related story in this edition.
The former Olive’s Hope building was sold with profit from the sale going in a check for $6,100 from Brandon McGinnis to former Olive’s Hope owner Sandy Atkisson; see related story in this edition.
Joe and Linda Pointer deeded 8.6 acres to the city; see related story in this edition.
Whitaker told the council that they are having “hefty issues” with the computer server the city uses and presented a bid for $13,658 to replace it, and other parts, from Jayhawk Computer. No decision was made.
Police Chief Tristan Snyder reported heavy activity in 2022, half of which he covered himself as the city had not been able to hire another officer. He said he has one officer in school and another ready to start; a new hire is on the street training.
Whitaker said FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) flood maps are out and anyone in a flood zone will receive a letter from FEMA concerning an open house scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 26 from 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Labette Bank, 501 E. Market St., La Cygne.
Officials from the Division of Water Resources and others will be on hand to answer questions.
The council received revisions for the Dangerous Dog Ordinance; they will read it and address the ordinance in upcoming meetings.
City Attorney Burton Harding requested a 10 minute executive session to address ongoing litigation concerning 302 N. 12th St., the Mike Higgins property. No action was taken following the executive session.
Commissioner Danny McCullough addressed the council concerning police traffic stops near Casey’s, the county and city getting along and the senior meals site. See related story in this edition.
LINN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - Monday, March 13, 2023
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Commissioner’s discussion on wage options gets heated
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County discusses options for Pleasanton meal site
Commissioner Danny McCullough opened a discussion on the Pleasanton Senior Meals site during the March 13 meeting with a slideshow of photos he had taken of various issues in the current site. The photos showed a variety of issues that McCullough said he took from the viewpoint... [More]
Parker leaders consider truck route
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Jayhawk Wrestling Club has five place at State
The Jayhawk Wrestling Club went to the kid’s State wrestling tournament this past weekend, March 10-12, in Topeka. The team did very well taking seven wrestlers and five placing in the competition. Maggie Earnest, 8U Girls 70, placed second and scored 20 team points.... [More]
Linn County Twisters takes 13 to State, 5 place
The Linn County Twisters wrestling team took 13 wrestlers to the kid’s State wrestling tournament in Topeka March 10-12. The Twisters had five of their 13 wrestlers place in the tournament. Taryn Mills, HS Girls 130, was eliminated after two matches in the tournament.... [More]
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